Staff Member: Emmaline Thibodeaux
Emmaline Marie Hebert was baptized at St. Bernard Church on February 6, 1943, the daughter of Mildred and John Hebert. She is married to Charles Thibodeaux. Emmaline has four children and Charles has one child. Together they have 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. From 1961 through 1979, she was active in the Church, serving as President of Jr. Catholic Daughters of America and youth choir director and teaching Summer Bible School classes, home-school religion, and confirmation. She also organized the Live Nativity Pageant for the parish. Emmaline is certified by the Diocese of Lafayette/St. Thomas Aquinas Institute as a Master Catechist and Coordinator. Around 1995, she accepted the position of RCIA Coordinator, working with the pastors and team members in our parish and those in Parks, St. Martinville and Henderson to promote a true meaning of Evangelizatiion and Love of Neighbor.